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Class of Drugs based on prep (liquid/solid)-(Sasha Palmer)

A mixture of fats and oils in water. Emulsion
A drug combined with oils, soap, alcohol, or water. Liniments are applied externally, using friction, to produce a feeling of heat or warmth. Liniment
An aqueous preparation that contains suspended ingredients. Lotions are also used to treat external skin conditions. They work to soothe, protect and moisten the skin and destroy harmful bacteria. Lotion
A liquid preparation that contains one or more completely dissolved substances. The dissolved substance is known as the solute, and the liquid the liquid in which it is dissolved is known as the solvent. Solution
A drug combined with and alcoholic solution that is volatile (a substance that is volatile evaporates readily). Spirit
A fine stream of medicated vapor, usually used to treat nose and throat conditions. Spray
A drug that contains solid insoluble drug particle in a liquid; the preparation must be shaken before administration. Suspension(A)
A pressurized form in which solid aerosol or liquid drug particles are suspended in a gas to be dispensed in a cloud or mist. Suspension(B)
A drug dissolved in a solution of sugar, water, and sometimes a flavoring to disguise an unpleasant taste. Syrup
A drug dissolved in a solution of alcohol or alcohol and water. Tincture
A powdered drug; that has been pressed into discs. Some tablets have been scored; that is, they are marked with an indentation so they can be broken into halves or quarters for proper dosage. Tablet
A powdered drug that has been flavored and pressed into discs. Chewable tablets are often used for antacids, antiflatulents, and children's medication. Chewable Tablets
A powdered drug that has been pressed into discs and is designed to dissolve under the tongue, which permits its rapid absorption into the bloodstream. Sublingual tablets
A tablet coated with a substance that prevents it from dissolving until it reaches the intestines,protects the drug from being destroyed by gastric juices, prevents it from irritating the the stomach lining, prevent early dissolving,don't crush or chewed Enteric-coated tablet
A drug contained in a gelatin capsule that is water soluble and functions to prevent the patient from tasting the drug. Capsule
A capsule that contains granules that dissolve at different rates to provide a gradual and continuous release of medication. it reduces the number of doses that must be administered. Sustained-release capsule
A drug contained in an oblong tablet with a smooth coating to make swallowing easier. caplet
A drug contained in a candylike base, circular and designed to dissolve on the tongue. Lozenge
A drug combined in a base that is generally non-greasy, resulting in a semisolid preparation. Creams are applied externally to the skin. Cream
A drug with an oil base,resulting in a semisolid preparation, applied externally to the skin and are usually greasy. Ointment
Drug mixed with a firm base,that is designed to melt at body temperature. A suppository is shaped into a cylinder or a cone shape for easy insertion into a body cavity, such as the rectum or vagina. Suppository
A patch with an adhesive backing,which contains a drug, that is applied to the skin. The drug enters the circulation after being absorbed through the skin. Transdermal patch
A drug that is dissolved in a solution of alcohol and water. Elixirs are sweetened and flavored and are taken orally. Elixir
Created by: sashapalmer